By Susan DeMar LaffertyContact Reporter Daily Southtown
October 13, 2017, 11:48pm
Will County officials wasted no time in presenting their Community Friendly Freight Mobility Plan to legislators in Washington D.C., in hopes of securing funds for road improvements.
By JOHN GREULING - Will County Center for Economic Development Sept. 22, 2017
The Will County Community Friendly Freight Mobility Plan was released this past week and adopted by the Will County Board. The plan is a significant piece of work to be used by the county and its communities that are dealing with the impacts of large distribution and logistics centers being developed around Will County.
Susan DeMar Lafferty, Contact Reporter Daily Southtown
As Will County officials recently adopted their "Community Friendly Freight Mobility" study, they hailed it as the "first of its kind" in this area, one that should create regional interest, and generate federal and state funds.
Officials will use findings to apply for grant funds By MIKE MALLORY - email@example.com Published: Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 5:37 p.m. CDT
JOLIET – The much-anticipated Will County Community Friendly Freight Mobility Plan is finally official.
With proposals for two large scale industrial parks in the works — in Crete and Elwood — Will County officials say they hope their soon-to-be-adopted Community Friendly Freight Mobility Plan will help local leaders minimize the impacts of these sizeable projects.
Chicago Tribune by Daily Southtown Editorial Board - June 9, 2017
Will County is the largest inland port in North America, according to the county's Center for Economic Development.
Between 2005 and 2015, freight-related industry in Will County grew by 138 percent, and the CED estimates that growth will continue at a similar pace.
Susan DeMar Lafferty, Daily Southtown | 5/22/2017
Jinny Eken apparently has gone the extra mile to keep her quiet residential neighborhood in unincorporated New Lenox Township safe from truck traffic.
By Megann Horstead, New Lenox Patriot | 5/22/2017
Joliet resident Roger Williams recognizes the challenges commuters face traveling in and around the county.
By MIKE MALLORY The Herald-News |May 16, 2017
WILMINGTON – Mike Kostyra used to ride his motorcycle to work sometimes. He stopped because he feared for his safety.
Residents can give opinion in person, or online By MIKE MALLORY - firstname.lastname@example.org April 27, 2017
JOLIET – Will County has announced several ways residents can take part and have their voices heard in its Community Friendly Freight Mobility Plan.